Tie Dye Cookies
Using a sugar cookie dough recipe you can create some fun tie dye
inspired cookies. We'll show you how to make tie dye cookies and how
to make these ideas into theme cooking activities.
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Making Tie Dye Dough Cookies
You will need:
Prep your sugar cookie dough and divide dough into 3-4 sections
depending on how many colors you'd like to work with we've done 4
here. Add a drop of food coloring of your choice to each of the
cookie sections and knead the color in. If you'd like a marbled
effect like we have don't knead too long just enough to have a
swirled color effect.
Roll each color into a log. Stack on top of each other and twist
Slice cookies about 1/2 inch thick and place on a cookie sheet. Bake
at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes until you see bottoms turning
Making Rainbow Fish Cookies
You will need:
- sugar cookie dough
- food coloring or coloring gels
- rolling pin
- extra flour for rolling out
- cookie sheets
Turn these cookies into a reading and cooking with books activities.
Follow the steps above to color your dough. Roll each color into a
log and twist colors together. Roll out with a rolling pin
Using a *fish cookie cutter cut out fish shapes from cookie dough
and place on cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes
until you see bottoms turning golden brown.
*We didn't have a fish cookie cutter so used a piece of heavy
cardstock and cut out a simple fish pattern.
Combine this cooking activity with the book Rainbow Fish
for a cooking and
More Cooking Activities
These tie dye inspired cookies would also work well for a fiesta
, Easter egg cookies
or a cookie
Try this similar recipe for Tie
using this same idea of coloring cookie dough.
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